As we welcome newcomers like the Lexus NX 200t, Mercedes-Benz GL 350 and Ford Focus ST to CarAdvice’s long-termer garage, it’s time to wave goodbye to an office fave: the little Renault Clio RS200 Sport Premium. With 5554 kilometres of action that varied from hill-stalking and behind-the-scenes camera work to daily commuting and furniture hauling, […]
Is Renault's latest hot hatch the king of the hill? Renault used to make the best small hot hatches out there, can the new Clio retain the crown?
The fourth-generation Renault Clio has been a bit of CarAdvice favourite since launching locally in late 2013. Unfortunately – particularly given a repeatedly pushed out wait – its high-riding sibling, the Clio-based Renault Captur, hasn’t quite been able to match its hatchback twin for praise. Finally rolling into showrooms in February, the Renault Captur adds […]
Renault Australia has announced new drive-away pricing on its Clio hatch and Captur SUV ranges until the end of September. Two Clio and three Captur variants get the drive-way price tags, with the cheapest being the Clio Authentique Manual starting from $17,000. Show More Summary
Renault Australia has more than enough reason to feel bullish about its place in the Australian market, having just notched up a record month of sales with 1410 cars sold in June - its best monthly result since re-entering the country in 2001. Show More Summary
Renault likes to think of its RS road cars as having ‘DNA’ spawned from the racetrack. So what better way to test the theory than flip things back the other way and take its city-dwelling Clio RS to Sandown Raceway for another CarAdvice weekend warrior track test. One of the latest additions to CarAdvice Melbourne’s […]
Max Verstappen takes father Jos for a hot lap of the Monaco Grand Prix circuit in a Renault Clio.
We’re two months into our French affair with the Renault Clio RS. But like many relationships, things haven’t all been smooth sailing… Ensuring everyone in the CarAdvice Melbourne office – and those north of the border who drop in for extended stays – gets time behind the leather-wrapped wheel of our Renault Clio RS200 Sport [...]
We’ve been talking about speaker engine sounds a little bit lately, thanks to the news that the Nissan 370Z will get that system for the 2016 model year. Everybody has opinions on the right way to do this, but I think Nissan’s corporate cousin Renault is already doing it right. Read more...
Bandai Namco have today sent us over a exciting new trailer for Project CARS. The new trailer shows how fans can take the wheel of the Megane R.S. 265 and the Clio Cup on one of the many tracks of Project CARS and enjoy the next-generation of racing simulation. They are also running a quiz […] The post Project CARS ‘Renault Sport’ Trailer appeared first on Next-Gen Gaming Blog.
Established as a merger between the Alpine and Gordini, Renaultsport has been responsible for developing and building the brand’s high-performance and racing vehicles since 1976. Motorsport highlights included the Le Mans-winning A442...Show More Summary
The Renaultsport Trophy variant features 220 horsepower, 207 lb-ft of torque and upgrades to the suspension, steering and transmission.
Renault responds to critics who say its Clio RS isn't tough enough with the new Clio RS 220 Trophy, with more power, a lower suspension, stickier tires and so much more. Continue reading Renault toughens up new Clio RS 220 Trophy Renault toughens up new Clio RS 220 Trophy originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 04 Mar 2015 13:40:00 EST. Show More Summary
The more powerful Renault Clio RS220 Trophy made its debut overnight at the Geneva motor show. Under the bonnet, the RS220 features an engine with a larger turbo, a redesigned air intake, updated exhaust and new engine mapping. Thus equipped, the 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol engine now churns out 164kW (220hp) of power and 260Nm of [...]
The Renault Sport moniker could be applied a wider range of the company’s products in future years in an approach somewhat mirroring that of Audi’s S Division or Mercedes-AMG. Currently limited to the Megane RS and Clio RS, the French brand says it is considering ways to leverage the cache of its sporty sub-brand in [...]
www.ZerCustoms.com - The Renault Clio RS 220 Trophy EDC had its world debut today at the 2015 Geneva... [...]
Six months is long enough to know if a relationship – professional or otherwise – is going to work or fail. A bit of an in-house favourite since launching in late 2013, the latest addition to the CarAdvice Melbourne long-term garage is the Renault Clio RS200. Starting at $34,790 (before on-road costs) our Liquid Yellow [...]
Anyone who is in the market for a hot-hatch is spoiled for choice at the moment. The Ford Fiesta ST provides for people who chase old-school driving thrills with its manual gearbox and lively handling, while Renault’s latest Clio RS and its dual-clutch gearbox appeals to a new generation of drivers. Show More Summary
For 2015, French automaker Renault expanded its racing program by creating yet another racing division with its own, exclusive race car. Developed separately from the already familiar, track-prepped Clio and Megane models, the 2015 Renaultsport R.S. Show More Summary
While in Tasmania last week to steer the ‘practical’ five-seat version of the hardcore two-seat Renault Megane RS275 Trophy-R, the Megane RS275 Trophy, CarAdvice also jumped at the chance to have a quick blast in the limited edition Renault Clio RS Monaco GP. Price isn’t everything when it comes to purchasing a car but it [...]